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House dust can reveal who you live with and what your pet is, study shows

Dust from 1100 homes was surveyed to learn more about microbes that might exacerbate breathing problems and allergies ... or even have health benefits<p>If the steady build-up of grime, stains and crumbs on the floor is not enough to spur you to a home cleaning spree, then research on the bugs that …

Joe Manganiello Opens Up About His Battle with Addiction

He’s engaged, starring in the hottest movie of the summer and was deemed one of the sexiest men alive.<p>But Joe Manganiello says none of that erases …

In Their Own Words: Did Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Hint at Marriage Trouble?

Even as they announced the end of their marriage, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner spoke highly of each other, saying in a joint statement to PEOPLE, …

Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo Charged With Rape, Sexual Assault

PORTLAND, Oregon — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was in jail in Oregon on Tuesday on charges of rape and sexual assault, court officials said.<p>Castronovo, 50, of Salem, Oregon, made an afternoon court appearance where a Marion County Circuit Judge did not set bail for his release.<p>He is charged …

Crime

PTSD may increase heart attack, stroke risk in women

<b>(CNN) —</b> New research reveals that the effects of PTSD can go beyond the mind -- and put women's hearts and brains at risk.<p>Post-traumatic stress disorder can wreak havoc on a person's ability to deal with small disturbances, such as a loud noise or an upsetting story in the news, and it can keep …

Medical Research

NSA to resume mass surveillance for another 6 months

Following a ruling from the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Monday, the National Security Agency (NSA) is set to resume its bulk data collection program, which allows it to store and analyze data about American citizens’ phone calls.<p>The Freedom Act — signed on June 1 after section 215 …

Surveillance

Sony launches crowdfunding platform for its own new products

Sony has launched a new crowdfunding platform designed to find and finance projects developed by Sony employees. The platform, called First Flight, is part of an effort by the Japanese company to promote new business ideas as it tries to drive itself back to profitability. In addition to …

Does it matter that Greece defaulted?

As embattled Greece moves closer to bankruptcy, what does it mean for other economies including Britain?<p>Greece defaulted on Tuesday evening, as it was unable to pay a €1.6bn debt due to the IMF.<p>Long, drawn-out discussions with its creditors have failed to produce any emergency cash needed to keep …

Europe